Laura Ramos-Sepulveda and Vasileios Bitas Successfully Complete Ph.D. Thesis Defense

Posted: August 6, 2014

Laura Ramos-Sepulveda and Vasileios Bitas, Ph.D. Candidates in Plant Pathology under the supervision of Dr. Tim McNellis and Dr. Seogchan Kang, respectively, successfully completed their Ph.D. thesis defense.

Vasileios’s thesis is titled:  “Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from the soil-borne fungi F. oxysporum and V. dahliae promote plant growth and enhance biotic and abiotic stress resistance in A. thaliana and N. tabacum.”  “Molecular genetic study of Erwinia amylovora: rpoN, argD and pyrC genes” is Laura’s thesis title. Big congratulations and best wishes to Laura and Vasileios in continued career development.